Tennis Superstar Novak Djokovic Australian Visa Canceled for a Second Time

Controversial tennis superstar Novak Djokovic had his Australian visa canceled for the second time on Friday. The government move means he is likely to be deported and miss the Australian Open championship, the first tennis grand slam fixture of the year.

The decision was taken by federal Immigration Minister Alex Hawke who used discretionary powers to overturn an earlier court ruling. Hawke argued that the Djokovic, who has chosen not to be vaccinated against COVID-19, may pose a danger to the public.

“Today I exercised my power under section 133C(3) of the Migration Act to cancel the visa held by Mr Novak Djokovic on health and good order grounds,

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